HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Joseph Ali says onlookers thought he was drunk when he dove into the nighttime waters around a Southern California pier. But he came away with a monster of a lobster and the catch of a lifetime.
HONOLULU (AP) — Engine failure caused a small commercial plane carrying nine people to crash into the ocean off Hawaii, killing the director of the state's Health Department, the airline's owner said Thursday. Eight other people onboard, including the pilot, survived.
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday set a trial date for three militants, including an alleged senior al Qaeda figure, charged in the deadly 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan set a date of November 3, 2014 and ordered the three defendants to stand trial together rather than separating the cases. The defendants are Nazih al-Ragye, better known as Abu Anas al-Liby, a Libyan seized by U.S. forces on October 5; Bernard Kleinman, who represents Liby, said his preparation would be slowed by the fact that his client speaks little English, requiring an interpreter for meetings and a translator for documents that need to be reviewed by Liby.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota National Guardsman faces federal fraud charges in connection with the theft of names, Social Security numbers and security clearance levels of roughly 400 members of his former Army unit in Fort Bragg, N.C. The Iraq War veteran intended to use the confidential material to create fake IDs for his militia, court documents say.